• Former presidential aspirant and federal commissioner Alhaji Umaru Aliyu Shinkafi is dead.

    Former presidential aspirant and federal commissioner Alhaji Umaru Aliyu Shinkafi is dead.

    Alhaji Shinkafi died on Wednesday in London at about 4:07 pm Nigerian time.

    A top source who spoke in confidence said the late Marafan Sokoto had initially received treatment at both St. Nicholas Hospital and Reddington Hospital, Ikeja in Lagos before he was flown abroad in January after a health relapse.

    “We lost Shinkafi in London at about 4pm where he was flown to in January with some members of his immediate family and three medical doctors. In the last six months, […]